Absa Premiership

Akumu contract details revealed with Kotei set for exit

2020-01-13 07:28
Ernst Middendorp (PA)
Ernst Middendorp (PA)

Cape Town - Kenyan midfielder Anthony Akumu is set to join Kaizer Chiefs on a three-year deal with Ghanaian midfielder James Kotei heading in the opposite direction to Tanzanian side Young Africans.

Akumu, who was released by Zambian giants ZESCO at the beginning of the year, has been heavily linked with a move to the Glamour Boys and was spotted in the stands during the 3-0 victory over Highlands Park at FNB Stadium.

According to Goal, Akumu will sign a three-year contract at Naturena.

Kotei, who arrived at the beginning of the season from Tanzanian side Simba FC, has failed to make a competitive appearance for the Amakhosi and moves in the opposite direction to join Young Africans in order to make space for one more foreign player in Akumu.

Chiefs fans will remember Akumu when he netted for ZESCO as they knocked Chiefs out of the Confederation Cup play-off round last January. The 27-year-old, who is a robust, reliable and no-nonsense ball-winning central midfielder, has 38 caps for the Kenyan national team and is said to be the country's best-kept secret.

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